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Posted in thread: What is the best way to hand float a small slab on 10-04-2013 at 12:16 PM
Thanks BridgeMan. I did mix it a little too wet, but where I really went off the rails based on
what you are saying is that I trowelled way too early. It was like a slurry I was pushing
Posted in thread: What is the best way to hand float a small slab on 09-29-2013 at 11:57 AM
Thanks BridgeMan. I just laid my 3rd slab section but I think I've gone from bad to worse
(unrelated to my earlier problem). I think I know what I did wrong but I'm hoping to get some
expert advice he...
Posted in thread: What is the best way to hand float a small slab on 09-19-2013 at 10:40 PM
Here are some photos. They don't really show much detail. One slab section is done curing and
the new one is just about to get some plastic laid on top.55095510I have one question... On the
Posted in thread: Stump in my subgrade on 09-15-2013 at 08:11 PM
I just laid the first section of my basement slab. I'm now preparing the area for the next
section and discovered a small, half-rotted stump that is just at the level where I intend to
lay my concrete...
Posted in thread: What is the best way to hand float a small slab on 09-15-2013 at 07:39 PM
I'll need to wait another couple of days on that photo. I forgot to grab a shot between
troweling and keeping it wet for curing. I pulled the plastic back tonight but the moisture
just ruins the shot.
Posted in thread: What is the best way to hand float a small slab on 09-10-2013 at 04:18 PM
Thanks nealtw. That was a useful link. My test slab section will be tomorrow evening. My
fingers are crossed. :-)
Posted in thread: What is the best way to hand float a small slab on 09-08-2013 at 12:43 PM
I am ready to start placing my basement slab doing one small (8'x8') section at a time (thank
for the idea BridgeMan) . I am trying to educate myself on the finishing process before i start
Posted in thread: Vapor barrier question on 09-08-2013 at 12:12 PM
Thanks guys. Good info. That's one less thing for me to worry about.
Posted in thread: Vapor barrier question on 08-23-2013 at 01:04 AM
As I mentioned in an earlier post, I am about to pour the concrete floor for my basement
project. I'll be doing this in sections that match how I would have cut the control joints if I
did the whole f...
Posted in thread: Need 2nd opinion on what concrete guy said on 07-21-2013 at 06:26 PM
Thanks for the replies. I feel better about the suggestions the concrete guy made.Bridgeman, I
guess I should not have made it seem like such a crazy idea that I would pour the floor myself.
Since my ...